Dino Melaye shares video of himself taking Covid-19 test

Dino Melaye shares video of himself taking Covid-19 test

- Senator Dino Melaye has tested negative for Covid-19

- The former Kogi lawmaker shared a video of himself as a health official took his samples for the Covid-19 test

- As of Saturday, September 122, Nigeria has 56,017 confirmed cases of Covid-19, 43,998 recoveries and 1,076 deaths

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Dino Melaye, a former lawmaker who represented Kogi West senatorial district at the eighth National Assembly, has taken Covid-19 test.

Melaye shared footage of himself on Friday, September 11, on Instagram as a health official took his samples for the Covid-19 test.

The former lawmaker also disclosed that he tested negative for the deadly virus.

Since Nigeria confirmed its first case of Covid-19 in February, a considerable number o prominent politicians have contracted the virus.

The governor of Kaduna state, Nasir El-Rufai, is one of the notable politicians and governors who have contracted and recovered from the virus. Others are Seyi Makinde, governor of Oyo state, Bala Mohammed, governor of Bauchi state, and others.

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Dino Melaye shares video of himself taking Covid-19 test

Dino Melaye shares video of himself taking Covid-19 test. Photo credit: Senator Dino Melaye. (SDM)
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As of Saturday afternoon, September 122, Nigeria has 56,017 confirmed cases of Covid-19, 43,998 recoveries and 1,076 deaths, according to the data from the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

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Meanwhile, amid the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD)'s nationwide strike, the Nigerian government has said that during the COVID-19 pandemic it has spent N20 billion on health workers allowance.

Olorunnimbe Mamora, minister of state for health, made the disclosure while speaking on Channels Television on Wednesday, September 9.

Mamora while dismissing allegations that the government is not committed to the welfare of health workers said steps are been taken to meet up with their demands.

In another report, the federal government has disclosed that whenever the Russian COVID-19 vaccine arrives in Nigeria, it would be evaluated by relevant agencies before it is approved for citizens.

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The minister of state for health told a news conference in Abuja on Thursday, September 10, that reports claiming the Russian COVID-19 was already in Nigeria were untrue.

Mamora while dismissing allegations that the government is not committed to the welfare of health workers said steps are been taken to meet up with their demands.

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